LANDOVER, MD — Prince George’s County will host a 24-hour immunization event on Friday and Saturday. Officials call it the vaccine-a-thon.

Attendees will have the chance to win:

  • Movie tickets
  • McDonald’s gift cards
  • Masks
  • Lunchboxes
  • T-shirts
  • Fresh grocery boxes

Snacks will be available from:

  • Rita’s Italian Ice
  • The Furlough Cheesecake
  • Henry’s Soul Cafe
  • Nando’s PERi-PERi Chicken
  • Ledo Pizza

Local celebrities will join in to encourage inoculation. Notable guests include:

  • Joe Clair: A radio personality from WPGC 95.5 FM
  • Gregory “Sugar Bear” Elliot: The lead singer and bassist from funk band Experience Unlimited

The clinic starts Friday at 9 a.m. It will take place at the Wayne Curry Sports & Learning Complex, located at 8001 Sheriff Road in Landover.

Walk-ins are welcomed, but appointments are also available at this link. Anybody 16 and older can come. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The Prince George’s County Commission for Fathers, Men and Boys will cohost the initiative.

We are excited to announce our 24-hour Vaccine-a-thon next Friday, May 14 starting at 9:00 AM at the Sports & Learning Center. We’ll have special guests to cheer you on for being #ProudtobeProtected and also plenty of prizes. Secure your spot today: https://t.co/5x6vC0z5Us pic.twitter.com/SUmbuaebTC

— County Executive Angela Alsobrooks (@CEXAlsobrooks) May 7, 2021

Coronavirus Vaccine Resources

Anybody 16 or older can now get the coronavirus vaccine at providers across the state. Check out our how-to guide to learn how to sign up for the shot.

Catch up on the infection and inoculation metrics in Prince George’s County with our most recent numbers update. Head to Patch’s immunization page to keep up with Maryland’s latest vaccine news.

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